Okanogan School District

Okanogan School District
February 14, 2017 Bond Levy
Buildings, Grounds, Sports/PE Fields
 
 
BUILDINGS – Construct 2 classrooms (VG) and 1 alternative classroom (MS/HS); remodel bathrooms (MS/HS); replace carpet (VG/MS/HS), wash- basins (VG), main entry-doors (MS/HS) and telephone-intercom system (VG); improve acoustics in music and stage areas (VG/MS/HS); and install security cameras, emergency buttons and lockdown-door devices (VG/MS/HS).
 
GROUNDS – Install fencing (VG/MS/HS), playground safety measures (VG) and additional parking-lot lights (VG/MS/HS); increase outside fire protection (MS/HS); and repair asphalt in parking lots (VG/MS/HS).
 
SPORTS/PE FIELDS – Install a sod grass football field with sprinkler system, 6-lane rubberized track and field, LED lighting and metal poles, bleachers to increase seating capacity and handicapped accessibility, and scoreboard; and resurface tennis courts. (MS/HS)
 
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN APRIL 2016 AND FEBRUARY 2017 BOND LEVIES:
2017 bond levy is reduced from $6,553,585 to $3,975,828.
2017 bond tax rate is reduced from $1.35 to 93 cents.
2017 bond levy will spend $3,221,871 less on sports.
2017 bond levy will spend $648,861 more on nonsports.
2017 bond levy will purchase sod grass football field rather than artificial turf field. No additional land will be purchased.
 
ADDITIONAL LEVY INFORMATION
* Senior citizens (61 years or older)) who make $40,000 or less may qualify for a full or partial property tax exemption from this levy. Call Assessor Office at 422-7190 for more information.
 
* Tax payers who itemize deductions on their federal income tax forms may qualify for a property tax exemption from this levy up to 35%.
 
* Please remember to exercise your right to vote - all ballots must be postmarked no later than February 14, 2016.
 
* Please contact Dr. Johnson at rjohnson@oksd.wednet.edu if you have questions.

Have you registered to vote in Okanogan School District’s Feb 14, 2017 bond levy election? You can register to vote electronically at myvote.wa.gov.  Just complete and submit the form! 

No computer? You can also pick up registration forms from Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, Okanogan School District’s Administration Office  (115 Rose Street), or  building offices at Virginia Grainger Elementary School, Okanogan Middle School, and Okanogan Senior High School.  After completing your form, turn it in to Okanogan County Auditor’s Office.

If you’re a new Washington voter, you can register January 17 – Feb 6 in person at the Auditor’s Office.  All others (including transfers from other counties) can register on-line or by mail.



 
The Okanogan School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Richard A. Johnson, Superintendent
P.O. Box 592, Okanogan, WA 98840
509.422.3629
rjohnson@oksd.wednet.edu
Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Ms. Carrie Stokes, Special Services Director
P.O. Box 592, Okanogan, WA 98840
509.422.3629
cstokes@oksd.wednet.edu
Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Dr. Richard A. Johnson, Superintendent
P.O. Box 592, Okanogan, WA 98840
509.422.3629
rjohnson@oksd.wednet.edu

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